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A Cure for Insomnia. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 12 March 1887
A Cure for Insomnia. Sleeping without the head covered is said to be one of the causes of insomnia, which has of late years become a very general malady. Some find a cure by tying a large handkerchief tightly around the temples under the cars in a small knot at the back of the head. Tile knot may be adopted or not according to the wearer's comfort or fancy. The bandage gives the required pressure on the outer surface of the head, the lack of which is one cause of sleeplessness.
The Paradise of the Poor. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 12 March 1887
The Paradise of the Poor. We had been told that there was not a poor person in Costa Rica, and had, of course, received this with mental reservations; but we were convincsd of the possible truth of the statement in a somewhat amusing manner. The governor, expressing some dissatisfaction at the slow progross of the works, was answered by the chief master workman with an easy flow of words and many emphatic gestures. The matter was simply that the men were all able to live without over exerting themselves, nearly every one of them owning a bit of ground, a horse, a wagon and a mule, and also a carefully secreted stocking with a handful of bright | pesos.
The Strike and its Lessons. WHO ARE RESPONSIBLE? [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 12 March 1887
The Strike and its Lessons. WHO ARE RESPONSIBLE? It is fitting that well disposed and thinking citizens of all classes should consider the crisis through which we have lately passed, in their common wish that the outrages and dangers to life, which have marked the maintenance of the late strike, may not again occur, or if again occurring, may meet with a prompt and forcible suppression at the outset. First comes the question, who are responsible for these acts of violence and for the dangers to which our families have been exposed in their transit through our streets? Is there but one answer, the strikers themselves? True it is that they have declared and passed resolutions denouncing these outrages in their meetings; they say, "we don't commit them—we are innocent! All threats, bulldozing, outrages, &lt;fee, are done by some others.*' Let us see. Who are the so-called "Spotters" or "Pickets'' who have been stationed about the street corners, to influence and bulldoze and th...
Letter from Aunt Nabby. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 12 March 1887
Letter from Aunt Nabby. Busting,, Stale of MassyChoosits, 1 Feb'y. the 28th, 1800 and 87. / Mister Eddytor :—l dont wanter put yu to no trooble, hut i would like a leetle ot your Advise, us io wh.*er ii's best to Invest it few thous-tn dollars, wheer it'll bring me good Interrest. Do yu think it's a good Idee to invest hi Stocks? i aint quite kapablc ov dis-crim-i-na-tin, but i'm a leetle grain afeerd ov Stocks, kause they go up so, i may never ace the larst ov em, n' i dont feel ez if i kould afford ter lose, kause it mite abridge my lukuni. I .mint got ser verry much, but what i hey, iz worth savin; i gess my princerple will kerry me throo, n' i dont meenter spend my Interrest (or vicy versy.) I've allers bin saviit up, soster hey sum bin ter leave to them that kuin arter me. I've bin tryin to make my Will, n" i git rale Ovvei whelmed sumtimes. I dont wanter slite none ov my relashung, n' i wanter do what leetle good i kan—that's what mouney's give us for. I've bin thinkin ov leav...
Take It This Month. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 12 March 1887
Take It This Month. Spring rapidly approaches, and it is important that everyone should be prepared for the depressing effects of the changing season. This is the time to purify the blood and strengthen the system, by taking Hood's Sarsaparilla, which stands unequaled as a spring medicine, and has endorsements of a character seldom given any proprietary medicine. A book containing statements of the many wonderful cures it has accomplished, will be sent upon application to ('. I. Hood &amp; Co., Apothecaries, Lowell, Mass. 100 doses One Dollar. —A surgical journal tells of a man who lived five years with a ball in his head. There are men in this town who never feel comfortable until they get several balls into them. —The Journal speaks of a girl getting into "a snarl" by having two lovers and engaging herself to both. Instead of a snarl, the difficulty appears to have lieen a double beau knot. —Take Ayer's Sarsaparilla, in tbe spring of the year, to purify the blood, invigora...
LETTER FROM THE SOUTH. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 12 March 1887
LETTER FROM THE SOUTH. Commiuk, Miss., Feb. 27,1887. Dear Editor:—tit course you have heard of Birmingham, Ala., the "Magic City." it U a peculiarity of the Southern cities that they all have a distinguishing name In-side that which appears upon the map. Atlanta, the "Gate City;" Memphis, the "Hluft' City;" Louisville, the "Falls City;" Savannah, the "Forest City;" New Orleans, the "Crescent City," and so on to the end of the chapter. Atlanta, Birmingham anil Chattanooga are the three cities which have had the most remarkable growth since the war, and Birmingham in many respects has been the most notable of the three. She well deserves the name of "Magic City." To-day she is getting still another cognomen, viz: "Boomingham." It is emphatically a boom town; everyone there is wild on the real estate question. Two years ago I thought prices at the top, but they have been going up ever since. Fabulous tales are told of fortunes made, many of which are doubtless true. Three years ago two...
Washington Letter. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 12 March 1887
Washington Letter. Washington*, March 7th, 1887. The marble hall*, of the Capitol are deserted. The 49th Congress has panned into history. What ever may be daid of the quality ot its work, it in a (act that uo previous Congress has equalled it In the amount of work accomplished. It has presented more measures, passed more bills and had more bills vetoed than any other Congress iv the history of the country. Among the important bills passed by the present Congress are the Interstate Commerce bill, the Electoral Count bill, the Presidential Succession bill, Mexican Pension, granting html In severalty to Indians, Canadian Fishery Ketalliation bill, a bill repealing Tenure of Office Act, and one for the Increase of the Navy. Congress* failed to revise the tarriff and to reduce the war taxes, which are pouring f 100,--000,000 annually into the treasury in excess of the legitimate needs of the government. It la this great surplus fund that has invited the n . paclous raids upon the Treasu...
How to Gain Flesh and Strength. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 12 March 1887
How to Gain Flesh and Strength. Use after each meal Scott's Emulsion; it is as palatable as milk and easily digested. Delicate people improve rapidly with its use. For Consumption, Throat affections and Bronchitis it is unequalled. Dr. Thos Prim, Ala., says: "I used Scott's Emulsion on a child eight months old; he gained four pounds in a month."
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 12 March 1887
—"Would you marry an old man for hla money r asked Mildred. "Well, I exclaimed Laura, with a startled air, "you surely don't suppose anything etae would Induce me to marry him F •• v- - —Next year there will be a tripfcrdemand for the figure 8 on account of the ''year 1888. This triple uae of figures in the annals of time will not again occur until 1911,1999, 2000, 2022, 2111,2128 2202,2212,2222, etc. Begin laying in your tCa 1 a ' What a Pity M that so many otherwise attractive, polite and 0 particular people afflict their friends by the fool and disagreeable odor of their breath; it la mainly caused by disordered digestion, and can be corrected by removing the cause, by using that pure medicine, Sulphur Bitters.
Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 12 March 1887
ARTISTS' MATERIALS OF EVERY KIND. WABSWOETH. ROWLAND &amp; CO. 82 and 84 Washington S., Boston. MRS. E. E. FISHER, HAIR PARLORS, -1» A TBIMONI BTRKKT, BOSTON. Ladies Hair Work in all IU branch... Wins, Frisses. FroM Pieces, and Switches, made to order. All work warranted flrtt elast. Furs! Furs! Ladies learing eft their Fnr Garments can have them repaired much cheaper and better now than in the busy season. MRS. M. LARNER, •• Pi-aspect Street. Cambridgeport. HAIR LINED SHOES, WASH, WATEEPEOOP and CHEAP. C. F. APPLETON. 13 COUBT BTBBBT, - BOSTOH HOUSE FURNISHING GOODS. CASH BUEK.M CAN SAVE 25 PES CENT. BY pu_ch_isi_o or 0. E- Pierce, Office 178 Washington Street, BOBTON. Please call or write for particulars. §nshusß Carts. W. A. CURRIE, D.D.S., (Surgeon Dentist.) Office and Beaidence, 613 Main Street. At Boston Dental CoUefe Friday Afternoons. WILLIAM MILLIGAN, Surg-eon X&gt;eiiti»a»t, 613 Main St., Boom 1, Central Square, CAMBRIDGBPORT. _______ No. jj Fayette Street....
Page 1 Advertisements Column 2 [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 12 March 1887
SHIRT AGENCY. / . \ \ THE CELEBRATED S DRESS SHIRT. \CU !.' $ This Shirt it guaranteed to lit and *et better than any Sliirt Made to \,,i '7 Order. Every -arson know, that the .el of the bosom nnd neck-band is C3 :&lt;JI the principal part of a shirt. The "Elghmie" Patent Shirt is made only \_j irrj ' rom the h* B ' material, for Anti-lass trade. The bosom can be worn a V_ N week without a break or wrinkle and tsuaranteed to outwear tbe Shirt. k| J &amp; Price, Maundered, $1.; Laundered, $1.25. 11 / / ~ The "Eigbmie" Re-Enforced Leader Shirt made from Wamsutta Mus- \ \ 11 Un, 1900 Linen bosom. V N ' j Price, Unlaundered, 75c; Laundered, $1.00 Each. __ J/ FOR SALE ONLY BY* lafrinfwneels* use none eelets JO HIM IVI. JORDAN, Sbunped 6. D. EIGHMIL -_ „ M , nm „«„„„_ '_ - 1 U _____________■ 198 COURT STREET, opp. Sudbury, BOSTON. •no-jsog vi ajojs /(ub sb cfoaip s*e spooS jj- op pu*e übj Ba\ pßj aq; a}*ei_a.idd_ oj jo ajdoad a-qi }u*ba\ a\v -_rxoM *ioq sja o. oi sp s ajou...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 12 March 1887
Much interest is felt in regard to the Governor's action in the matter of Arbor Day, the recently appointed legal holiday in Massachusetts. It is understood that the selection of the special day to be observed rests with the Executive, and many belive that our misused and practically meaningless Fast Day would he on all accounts the best time for the observance of this latest addition to our list of holidays. We have at hand the last number of that excellent college journal, the Boston College Stylus. The paper is well edited, beautifully printed and is a credit alike to the college whose name it bears and to the students who so efficiently conduct it. It contains fifteen pages of interesting and timely reading matter, all of which is bright and well written, and is by long odds the handsomest college journal that conies to our table. A conference of Congregational ministers in Chicago has covered itself all over with glory by refusing lo send a message of condolence to the afflicte...
Hearing at the State House. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 12 March 1887
Hearing at the State House. On Wednesday last several citizens of Cambridge were heard by the Committee on Cities of the Legislature in relation to a proposed change in the matter of electing Aldermen in this city. Isaac 9. Pear. Eat)-, opened the subject by briefly stating the facts. He said that at present there were three or four aldermen elected from one Ward, while another Ward was w holly unrepresented or had but one man iv tlie Board. He was followed by ex-Mayors Harding and Saunders. Dr. Dow, Messrs. ( hamberlain, Holton, Chapman. Hideout and Cox, who all advocated a change in the interest of fair-play and equality. Alderman Cogs well. Messrs. L. B. Porter, D. A. Buckley and Hon. E. A. Alger 'presented the other side of the case, expressing the wish that mmmtt * may remain as they are. As the committee is composed of gentlemen who reaMe in cities and who know just what immmtt by the chance to elect a larger number in one section of a city than iv another. | they will probabl...
CITY HALL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 12 March 1887
CITY HALL NOTES. The Aldermen show a disposition to give the ' Meigs Elevated Kailvvav a fair chance to .level-: ope its railway system in this city. The Hoard has ordered a bearing on the company*, petition to occupy Bent street for it- track*, and Portland street, between Bent and Plymouth street*, ami tbe same street lietween Broadway and Mala streets. The Board favored Ihe recoin- j mendatkin of the stan.liug committee on roads I and bridge* to allow the corporation to erect it* j tracks at ouce iv Portland street. Ix-twccn Broadway ami Plymouth street, pending the re- I suit of the hearing on the 30th in*t. on the new | petition of the company. The unanimous election of Dr. Moses I&gt;. ; Church a* a member of tbe School Committee. I to till the vacancy cau*ed by the resignation of Miss Sarah S. Jacob*, was a dc-crvcd compli-ne-lit to a gentleman who had previous.! *cr**cd ! a term of three years on the rommlttee. and who i had been a valued member. The nomination of Dr...
HENRY WARD BEECHER. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 12 March 1887
HENRY WARD BEECHER. The great Brooklyn preacher is dead. In ! his pulpit but a week before, in full possession of his transcendniil mental powers— '• the natural successor of Bossuet, Massil- | Ion, Whitetield, he lies to-day in the eru- ; brace of death, the eloquent lips sealed, the , silver tongue forever silent. Thus suddenly, almost without warning, is ended a wonderful career. While Mr. Beecher's amazing gifts as a preacher are universally conceded, it i« doubtful whether the American people have ever fully recognized their vast obligation to him for services during the civil war in foreign lands, which lew | other living men could have rendered. He ' was a great natural orator; when that brutal element in the Briti-li character which hates and repudiates all appeal to reason, refused to hear the American preacher's strong statement of solid and unanswerable fact, .Mr. Bcecher refused to confess defeat at their hands ■ he insisted on a hearing, and since intellectual power and...
Untitled [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 12 March 1887
In the column of the deaths many of our readers will notice with -adnes.- the name of Susan Pickering Beads, widow..f Km- ty Itemis. long a prominent citizen of Cambridge. The death of .Mr-. Henii- was caused by paralysis, the first symptom- of which appeared nearly a month ago. Deceased wa- the daughter of the Rev. (.co. Pickering, a &gt;li.«tiugui-lied clergyman. ..nee settled over the First Methodist — now Tiinity—Church. Sixty years of this long and useful life have been -pent in Cambridge, where her exceptionally helpful and kindly disposition secured for her many life-long friends, to whom even tliipeaceful and painless death, in the fullne— of years, will bring sorrow.
Death of Captain Kimball. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 12 March 1887
Death of Captain Kimball. ('apt. Charier. A. Kiniliall. ■ former ...iniiiander of tie National Law-era, and a member of the Veteran \--oeiation of that orvaiii/atioti. died ill We-trield. N. J.. \Ve,|ne-da&gt; niorniii..' of ISri_.ht'- ili-.-a-..-. .Mr. Kinil.all Waal native •&lt; i anihrid'.'e and a-on of r_.ni ll I Kimball the originator of the old oiunihiir- line started bj him abort -i\t&gt; yean ago. The elder Kfanball al-&lt;&gt; kept a Ih.rv stable on the primi.-.- now oeeupi-d hi Mr. .lame. pike. ",._"i l-_! .M:,ii, street, lo both of which Intel-tilt. Ihe no pac-eedeiL The omiiihii- line wa- I milium il l,\ him until it--ale to the railroad eiuiipniiv in l-.V,. With the ili-po-al of thi- int.re.-t he al-,,-old the-table concern to Mr. Pake, and afterwar.l&lt;•n_.a_.ed iv Ihe furniture bu-in.—. in Boston. Thi- oe&lt;'ii|,ati.&gt;u not being congenial be uiibdr.w from it and gulag to New York pnrebasril the .-arr...
Heath of M. J. Farrell. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 12 March 1887
Heath of M. J. Farrell. The friend- of Mr. .Mi.-ali .1. Karr. II were astonished to learn on Friday morning of hi-d&gt;-alb at hi» resilience. No. s-.i Aul.urn street. Mr. Karr.ll had not been in robu-l health for sonic time, but attended to bunlati'li until a brief time iK-fore his illncs.. H, wa- a native of Manchester, England, and had resided hen for a js-riod of thirty yean*. For a long time he | wa* Mipcrintcndcnt of the State Ar-.nal when located in thi* city, au-l served after thi- for ;i short time on the police, receiving appointment from Mayor Hardin:.-. His later occupation vvathat of selling agent for the Wakefield Italian Company, which position he hrld several years. The deceased was a prominent member of the Masonic Iralernily and wa* at one time Master of Ml. Olivet Lodge. He was also a m.-niUr of Camhrid.c Royal Arch Chapter, and had be* longed to the odd Fellows in Kn.land. of genial manner* an-l firm convictions, be waiiighlv r.-s| led and honored, and hi...
MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS. Board of Mayor and Aldermen. [Newspaper Article] — Cambridge Press — 12 March 1887
MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS. Board of Mayor and Aldermen. WkuSrsiiav Kvkninii, March ii. ISST. The regular meeting of the Hoard was held | thi- evening. Mayor Russell in the chair. PKTITKIXS PItKSKXTKI. A.\l&gt; KKKKHHKII. | The IH'tition of the Cambridge Klectrie Light I'ouipauy for ]M*riuission to extend wires in Church street. ,v.c., was referred to the standing committee on road- and bridges. The reiiuests of Timothy .I. Ilartwell and C Irving Kay. for appointment a- policemen without pay. were referred to the Mayor. The petition of 11. N. Wheeler for better drainage facilitie- in Garden street, wa- referred to the committee on finance., now considering a -ystcui of trunk -ewer- for Ihe di-triet in which (iard.-n street i- located. Pctilion- for coinpi ii-alion for alleged per-oiial injur..- caused by lallinj; on icy sidewalk.- wen- received from John X. McQuade and j Ann Smith and referred to the committee on! claims. Petition- were presented by John I*. Squire. JlcClo-key .v. Il...